News and announcements

A cross party inquiry today reveals widespread failures for disabled children across the childcare system. MPs and Peers are calling for all parties to address the serious faults at the heart of our childcare system which has led to thousands of disabled children - from toddlers to teenagers -...
8th July 2014
The Family Fund was delighted to learn that Caroline Glendinning has been honoured for her contribution to social policy research. A Special Recognition Award from the UK Social Policy Association was presented at an award ceremony. Professor Glendinning joined the Family Fund Research Project in...
25th July 2014
Update 14th July We are very proud of our Ffunderbolts for taking part in a rather wet Dragon Boat Race on Sunday 13th July.  They took on some very tough competition and won their heat, unfortunately this did not mean a place in the final.  With thanks to their fundraising activity, they...
14th July 2014
Saturday 5th July – Scott Hall Playing Fields, LeedsScott Hall playing fields is positioned almost at the beginning of Stage 1 of the Grand Depart; and was one of the first spectator hubs once the cyclists had left Leeds City Centre.As the members of the Family Fund staff pitched the gazebo in the...
7th July 2014
On 15th June, Stuart and David endured the Tough Mudder Challenge in Scotland to raise over £1,200 for Family Fund.  Read more on our Fundraising site.  
17th June 2014
The Welsh Government has confirmed its 2014/15 funding for Family Fund. The funding has been confirmed at the same level as last year, £2.6 million which in that period helped provide essential grant items to 4,952 families across Wales. As soon as the funding arrives, work will begin to...
30th May 2014